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Boy drowns at Wilderness Lagoon

The child had reportedly been swimming in the shallow section but got into difficulty in a deeper section of the lagoon.

National sea rescue. Picture: Supplied

CAPE TOWN – A young boy has drowned at the Wilderness Lagoon, next to the Wilderness Beach.
The child had reportedly been swimming in the shallow section but got into difficulty in a deeper section of the lagoon.

He was declared dead on the scene.

Two children survived a near drowning at the same lagoon on Friday.

The National Sea Rescue Institute’s Craig Lambinon says, “Despite paramedic’s efforts at CPR the child was declared deceased on the scene. The body of the child taken into the care of the forensic pathology services.”

(Edited by Masechaba Sefularo)

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